The excitement of the Academy Awards and its red carpet walk is about to come to San Diego County in the form of the 17th annual Innovation in Education Awards on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 3:30 p.m. Don’t miss the action, register for a free ticket to the virtual event.
The Classroom of the Future Foundation's awards ceremony will have lights, cameras, action, glitz, glamour, and masks. Prior to the presentation of over $50,000 in grants and scholarships to local K-12 educators and students, participants will have the opportunity to see and meet our local celebrities during the red carpet walk and interviews.
During the ceremony, learn about four award-winning innovative programs that embody the foundation's mission of “creating innovative learning environments in San Diego County public schools that prepare our students to thrive in a competitive, global society.” This year's Innovation in Education Awards include a $5,000 Inspire Award to Escondido Union School District (sponsored by Lexia Learning), a $5,000 Innovate Award to Cardiff Elementary School District (sponsored by SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union), a $5,000 Achieve Award to Health Sciences High & Middle College (sponsored by National University), and a best-in-show $10,000 Impact Award to Cajon Valley Union School District (sponsored by North Island Credit Union).
In addition, CFF and sponsors will recognize local education leaders with the following special recognitions:
- Todd W. Gutschow Visionary & Outstanding Leadership Award
- Innovative Superintendent Award
- Innovative Educator Award
- Innovative Principal Award
- College & Career Pathways Educator of the Year Award
- SDCUE Innovative TOSA of the Year Award
- SDCUE Innovative Teacher of the Year Award
- Business Champion of the Year Award